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14000 new teachers by 2014

Siyabuswa - The South African Government is on a drive to produce more than 14 000 teachers by 2014. … [Read more...]

Maths and science a priority for 2013

Pretoria – Consolidating the gains made in mathematics and science, increasing Bachelor’s passes and a renewed focus on senior and intermediate phases will be among the Department of Basic Education’s priorities in 2013. … [Read more...]

FET college fraudsters nabbed

Polokwane - Three people suspected of running bogus Further Education and Training (FET) campuses in Limpopo will appear in court on Wednesday on fraud charges. … [Read more...]

Education the bedrock of democracy

Cape Town - Schools are "the bedrock" on which democracy is built, and which will determine whether democracy will work or not, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille said on Wednesday. … [Read more...]

Car reward for Calvin Mawere

Middelburg - Mpumalanga's top matric pupil has been given a brand new car for his efforts. Calvin Mawere, 17, of Bushbuckridge High School, who is also ranked among the top 10 achievers nationwide, got distinctions for all eight of his … [Read more...]

Offenders to revamp, furnish schools

Pretoria - Offender labour will soon be utilised more often to revamp and furnish schools in South Africa, the Correctional Services Minister, Sibusiso Ndebele, has announced. … [Read more...]

94+ Projects for Madiba

Pretoria - Cabinet has called on all South Africans to support the 94+ Projects for Madiba campaign aimed at celebrating former President Nelson Mandela’s 94th birthday and his legacy by improving infrastructure in 94 schools across the … [Read more...]

SA to produce more doctors

Johannesburg - Government is looking at increasing the number of doctors produced by the country to ensure the success of the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme. Speaking at a New Age business briefing on Monday, Health Minister Dr … [Read more...]

Enrolments in sciences, engineering up

  Cape Town - The Department of Higher Education and Training says the number of first year students taking up studies in sciences and engineering at universities is on the rise. … [Read more...]

Massive infrastructure spend

Cape Town - South Africa will spend billions of rands over the coming years on new infrastructure, with the government to focus on building rail, road, and economic links in five regions in the country and building new universities and … [Read more...]